Call for Unit 5 Bargaining Support Committee Chair – URGENT!

Applications are now open for the Unit 5 Bargaining Support Committee Chair. Please submit a resume and a statement of interest to organizer@cupe3902.org by Tuesday, 28 February. Preference will be given to members currently or previously working in Unit 5.

The Bargaining Support Committee Chair organizes the Bargaining Support Committee (created to mobilize the unit for bargaining) and works closely with the U5 Bargaining Team and the 3902 staff and Executive Committee. The Bargaining Support Committee is responsible for organizing among the membership, the University, and the community in support of the Local’s aims in bargaining. In the event of a strike, the Bargaining Support Committee becomes the Strike Committee.

The Bargaining Support Committee Chair shall receive an honorarium equivalent to 35 hours per month at the TA rate (currently $44.95 including 4% vacation pay).

More information on this position is found in the Bylaws under 14.3 “Bargaining Support Committee.”

Spring General Election: Call for Nominations (Executive Committee, Trustees, and Equity Officer)

In accordance with the bylaws (Article 8.2), nominations for CUPE 3902 Executive Committee positions are open as of February 15th. 

 

Available positions include:

-       Chair of the Local

-       Vice-Chair, Unit 1

-       Vice-Chair, Unit 3

-       Vice-Chair, Unit 5

-       Vice-Chair, Colleges

-       Internal Liaison Officer

-       External Liaison Officer

-       Secretary Treasurer

-       Communications and Recording Secretary

-    Grievance Officer

 

In addition there are two trustee positions available, one for a full three year term and another for the two remaining years of a three-year appointment, as well as an opening for the Equity Officer.

 

Nominations will close at the Annual General Meeting in the Spring.  Please send nominations, with a second, to the Chief Returning Officer, Laura Lucci, at cro@cupe3902.org.

Notice of Vacancy: Equity Officer

CUPE 3902’s elected Equity Officer Adleen Crapo has had to resign from the position. We thank Adleen for her service to the Local.  Nomination are now open for the position of Equity Officer. Please send nominations, with a second, to the Chief Returning Officer at cro@cupe3902.org. Nominations will close at the next General Membership Meeting in late February.

If any members are interested in being appointed to the position of Equity Officer on a protem basis, please send a brief statement of interest to chair@cupe3902.org

Call for Unit 2 Steward

Do you work at Victoria College as a TA, Sessional Lecturer, Writing Instructor, or Undergraduate Tutor? Then you are a member of Unit 2, the oldest unit in our Local. Do you want to learn about your rights as a worker and get more involved in our Local? Consider becoming the Unit 2 Steward!  You will be the eyes, ears, and mouthpiece of the membership, taking the lead in mobilization efforts, and uncovering potential grievances. E-mail ChiefSteward@cupe3902.org or vccolleges@cupe3902.org for more information.

Call for Member Organizers

CUPE 3902 is seeking member organizers for immediate help with Unit 5 (postdoctoral research fellow) bargaining support. Member organizers will do on-the-ground outreach and mobilization. Each member organizer will receive an honorarium worth 20 hours at the SGSII hourly rate found in the Unit 1 Collective Agreement.

Preference will be given to Unit 5 members; however, all members of the Local are encouraged to apply. Please send a brief statement of interest, including a summary of your availability, to chair@cupe3902.org asap.